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Felix Gil Roberts

  • Birth Jun 1849 San Augustine County, Texas, USA
  • Death 4 Jun 1900 San Augustine, San Augustine County, Texas, USA
  • Burial San Augustine, San Augustine County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 66113898

Killed on the courthouse step of the San Augustine Courthouse in a famous Gunfight shoot out.

These are scanned images of a letter written by H. M. Sublett (grandson of Elisha Roberts) to his cousin Horace O. Hall (another grandson of Elisha) regarding the murder of two of their kinsmen, Felix and Sidney Roberts, and the wounding of a third, Noel G. Roberts. The gunfight described is also mentioned in the book Gunsmoke in the Red Lands by Joe Combs.

The four-page letter appears below: (See website

Son of Noel Gil Roberts and Maria Thomas,
Husband of Mary Bradford Kirksey,
Father of Benjamin Thomas Roberts, Mary Elizabeth Roberts Price, Felix Grundy Roberts, and Mozelle Catherine Robert McDowell.

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  • Created by: Harold Prestridge
  • Added: 25 Feb 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 66113898
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Felix Gil Roberts (Jun 1849–4 Jun 1900), Find A Grave Memorial no. 66113898, citing Noel Gil Robert's Cemetery, San Augustine, San Augustine County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Harold Prestridge (contributor 46848371) .